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Best Free Tours in Aviles

Aviles, in the northern Spanish region of Asturias, is an excellent destination for everyone looking to enjoy a unique culture and rich history. With its many monuments and historical sites, the free walking tours in Aviles allow tourists to explore the old town with a guide in a fun and interesting way. Here are some of our favorites! The Essential Aviles City Tour is a great option for newly arrived travelers. This tour covers all the main locations in Aviles and provides valuable insight into the city's past. If you want to learn about the industrial history of Aviles and marvel at how modern avant-garde buildings have rejuvenated the cityscape, then taking the Architecture of Aviles Free Tour is a must. Those looking for a more leisurely experience can go on the Food & Tapas Tour which takes place during afternoons or evenings in various charming places around Avila. For those seeking an even more exciting experience, there is also the Myths and Legends Free Tour that takes place at night. Overall, Aviles free walking tours are sure to make your visit an unforgettable one!

Highlights of a Free Tour in Aviles

Free Tours in Aviles will help you to take in many important sights in the city, starting with the famous Niemeyer Center an avant-garde cultural center complex designed by the Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer. Not far is the Old Church of Sabugo, constructed between the late 12th and early 13th centuries, as well as the Church of Santo Tomas of Canterbury and the Town Hall. Spain Square, next to Ferrera Park, offers an exciting opportunity for visitors to relax as it has multiple restaurants and bars set in a lovely atmosphere. As you take a leisurely stroll through the old town, you may stop in front of the Museum of Aviles Urban History; it is an ideal spot to hear your guide tell tales about how this medieval town grew exponentially during the Industrial Revolution, and how it is now being revitalized using an ecological, modern approach. Finally, no free guided tour around Aviles would be complete without stops at San Nicolas de Bari Church and Camposagrado Palace. All of these landmarks make Aviles an interesting destination filled with plenty of fascinating places to visit!

Things to Do in Aviles

Aviles is packed full of history and culture, so you won’t find yourself bored here! The old town area is a must-see; the cobblestone streets and centuries-old buildings will make you feel as if you've stepped back in time to when Pedro Menendez – a renowned admiral, explorer and conquistador from Aviles – once roamed. After soaking in the best of the old town, make sure to visit the modern Niemeyer Center, a massive culture hub with art galleries, a theater, exhibitions and concerts. Don’t forget to try some traditional dishes while you’re here – tapas, seafood and Asturian stews are all favorites! Aviles also has plenty of great outdoor activities so why not explore the nearby beaches? Visit El Sablon for a peaceful day or, if you're looking for something more active, try surfing at Salinas, Xago or Verdicio. Finally, don’t miss out on the festivities. From music festivals to carnivals, Aviles is full of life! So come and join in the fun! No matter what kind of traveler you are, there's something for everyone in this beautiful city. Don't forget to take some time to relax and enjoy all that Aviles has to offer – you won't be disappointed!

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